UK - Recruitment consultant for the financial services industry JWS Resources has appointed a senior consultant. Matthew Partington joins the firm for the financial services sales and mergers sectors after stints at MCA Consulting and S3 Group.
Part of the Evergreen Group, JWS supplies personnel for the actuarial, financial services, pensions and employee benefits sectors and is looking to expand into the general insurance and compensation and benefits sectors later this year.
PwC, KPMG, EY and Deloitte must break up their consultancy and audit businesses into distinct firms to provide greater focus on the "most challenging and objective audits", the competition watchdog has said.
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